‘Housing crisis’ in regional areas putting brakes on meat industry’s growth

A meat processor says a "housing crisis" in one of the country's most productive agricultural regions is putting the business at a disadvantage because it cannot hire enough staff to expand.

Why wait for 5G? We’re building our own internet, say fed-up WA farmers

Everyone's familiar with slow internet or mobile-phone dropouts but for the nation's farmers — often living well beyond the range of fibre optic cables and phone towers — the stakes are a lot higher.

Why wait for 5G? We’re building our own internet, say fed-up WA farmers

Everyone's familiar with slow internet or mobile-phone dropouts but for the nation's farmers — often living well beyond the range of fibre optic cables and phone towers — the stakes are a lot higher.

‘The biggest threat to Australia’s agriculture’: Foot-and-mouth disease detections confirmed in airport seizures

A disease that could potentially wipe out Australia's multi-billion-dollar livestock industry has been detected at Australian airports.

Meat contaminated with potentially ‘catastrophic’ foot-and-mouth disease seized at airports

A disease that could potentially wipe out Australia's multi-billion-dollar livestock industry has been detected at Australian airports.